‘I’ve got a little list’

Dear Editor: The names of J. Edgar Hoover, Sir William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan don’t often appear at the same time in the same story but there is a connection when you look at certain details. Mr. Hoover’s “Secret” files are legend in the explanation of his record breaking tenure as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation since 1924. More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Celebrating crafts in WV

Dear Editor: Thanks to everyone who is making the Lewisburg Literary Festival happen! And thanks, in particular, for inviting Carter Seaton. Her book, Hippie Homesteaders, goes way beyond the title to explore an More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

‘Passing moments’

Dear Editor: Someday, we will all receive the notice “Your subscription has expired,” the only thing is that we won’t be reading it, as in the front pages of the o.p. as one of our final expenses (they charge More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Free online course provides info on pipelines

Dear Editor: Greetings from FERC-101 the center of understanding 42” pipeline construction and operation at ferc101-blogspot.com. Our free online course is continually updated with government and industry facts More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

‘Buzz words’

Dear Editor: Some readers may recall the advice given about seeking an exit whenever you hear the expression, “That reminds me of the time” and “If you think that is something, let me tell you what happened More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Open letter from DSLCC President

Dear Editor: It is difficult to believe that a year has passed by since I assumed the presidency of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College. These twelve months have a busy, exciting time for me and my family. The More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

From radio to TV

Dear Editor: It is certainly no surprise that with the many advances in size and quality of television pictures, there has been a step backward in the quality of the sound, of course due to space available for the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 27th, 2014

An explanation

Dear Editor: Perhaps overdue, is the explanation as to how my thoughts and experiences came to be a somewhat regular item in the “Letter to the Editor” section of the Mountain Messenger. Stemming back to when More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 27th, 2014

Trouble began when prayer removed from schools

Dear Editor: I am writing in regard to the string of recent mass shootings in this nation, especially the school shootings. We see everyone from the President on down wringing their hands, not able to find the cause More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Proud of WVSOM

Dear Editor: It is always exciting to get the Mountain Messenger and see what is happening in Lewisburg. “WVSOM confirms three project developments” really caught my eye. The school was the best thing that ever More...